Michigan State Rumors & News

  • Ex-MSU RB Madre London heading to Tennessee

    Detroit News "Madre London has a new home. The former Michigan State running back, who last month announced he would be pursuing a graduate transfer, revealed Sunday night on Twitter that he’ll be heading to Tennessee. The 6-foot-1, 218-pound London was the Spartans’ third-leading rusher last season with..." March 12

  • Mark Dantonio says he wants to be part of solution to sexual assaults at Michigan State

    Michigan Live "Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio addressed the media late Tuesday afternoon as the Spartans began their first spring practice. It marked his first public comments in more than a month, when he denied a report that he mishandled complaints of sexual assault against his players. Dantonio stood..." February 28

  • LB Darien Tipps-Clemons says he’s transferring from MSU

    Detroit News "Michigan State freshman linebacker Darien Tipps-Clemons announced on Twitter on Monday that he is transferring. The former three-star recruit from Piqua, Ohio, posted a copy of a letter from Michigan State compliance granting other universities permission to contact Tipps-Clemons regarding a..." February 26

  • Mark Dantonio's annual contract extension approved by Michigan State

    ESPN "Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio's annual contract extension was approved Friday morning by the school's board of trustees. Dantonio's contract with the Spartans now runs through 2024. In 2016, he signed a six-year rolling contract, which stipulates that one year is added to his deal..." February 16

  • Former MSU counselor says Mark Dantonio, Tom Izzo, everyone must 'accept individual responsibility'

    ESPN "A former Michigan State sexual assault counselor who criticized how the MSU athletic department and football coach Mark Dantonio have handled sexual assault allegations involving athletes is pushing back against Dantonio's characterization of her assertions as "completely false." Lauren..." January 28

  • Le’Veon Bell staunchly backs ‘family man’ Mark Dantonio

    Sportsnaut "Former Michigan State running back Le’Veon Bell doesn’t believe the reports that his old coach, Mark Dantonio, helped create a culture of denial. Less than a day after Dantonio patently denied any wrongdoing in the wake of an Outside the Lines investigation that exposed the Michigan State..." January 27

  • Mark Dantonio: Accusations against me are ‘completely false’

    Sportsnaut "On Friday, a bombshell report by Paula Lavigne of ESPN’s Outside the Lines implicated Michigan State and head football coach Mark Dantonio as having worked to cover up a culture of sexual assault and violence against women. Per the report, since 2007, at least 16 Spartans players have been accused..." January 26

  • Report details more accusations against Michigan State in wake of Larry Nassar case

    CBS Sports "After former Michigan State athletic physician Larry Nassar was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison earlier this week for sexual abuse in the USA gymnastics scandal, athletic director Mark Hollis abruptly announced his retirement on Friday morning and the fallout from a growing scandal has..." January 26

  • Michigan State president Lou Anna Simon resigns amid Larry Nassar scandal

    CBS Sports "The latest domino to fall in the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal is Michigan State University president Lou Anna Simon, who announced her resignation in a statement published Wednesday. Simon's resignation comes on the same day that Nassar -- the disgraced doctor who treated athletes at..." January 25

  • MSU receiver Trishton Jackson says he's transferring

    Detroit News "For the second time this week, Michigan State is losing a young wide receiver. Sophomore Trishton Jackson announced on Twitter Friday that he intends to transfer, just days after freshman Hunter Rison made the same decision. “After much thought and consideration, I have decided to transfer..." January 13

  • Florida State to hire Michigan State's Harlon Barnett as DC

    Michigan Live "After more than a decade coaching at his alma mater, Harlon Barnett is on the move. Barnett, Michigan State's co-defensive coordinator and associate head coach, will be the new defensive coordinator at Florida State, according to a report Friday morning by FOX Sports' Bruce Feldman. The move..." January 05

  • Michigan State's Scott to return for senior season

    Lansing State Journal "LJ Scott threw his wristbands into the crowd. He started to jog off the field, and he returned to greet Madre London and go see friends and family in the stands. Scott did not want to leave the SDCCU Stadium field after a 42-17 Holiday Bowl win over Washington State. And he does not plan to..." December 29

  • Michigan State DE Robert Bowers no longer with team, two others suspended for Holiday Bowl

    Michigan Live "After introducing Michigan State's 2018 recruiting class during the first day of the early signing period Wednesday, coach Mark Dantonio addressed the close of the 2017 season. The No. 16 Spartans (9-3, 7-2 Big Ten) will face No. 18 Washington State (9-3, 6-3 Pac-12) in the Dec. 28 Holiday Bowl..." December 20

  • Jim Harbaugh's rebuttal of Mark Dantonio adds needed fuel to rivalry

    Detroit Free Press "Mark Dantonio has been trolling Michigan for years. He did it back in the fall after his Michigan State Spartans upset the Wolverines by mentioning the number of formations Jim Harbaugh uses on offense. As if to say: “I know football, too!” And he did it again this week, when asked what he..." December 06

  • Michigan-Michigan State rivalry gets more heated after bowl game announcements

    CBS Sports "Michigan vs. Michigan State has been a legacy rivalry forever, but it would be easy to argue that for the last 10 years it's been more contentious than ever. Blame it on Mike Hart's "little brother" comments or blame it on having a Michigan State coach that hates Michigan more than you'll ever..." December 04

  • Lightning at Spartan Stadium delays Michigan State-Penn State

    ESPN "Lightning strikes have emptied Spartan Stadium and delayed the top 25 matchup between Michigan State and Penn State for at least an hour. Michigan State officials project that the game won't resume until 5:30 p.m., although that is not an official time for a restart. That would make for a..." November 04

  • Michigan State RB LJ Scott arrested for driving with suspended license for 7th time

    CBS Sports "Michigan State said in a statement Friday afternoon that running back LJ Scott's status will be "affected" for Saturday's game vs. Indiana, but that he will play and now has a valid driver's license. Original story No, this is not a recording. Michigan State running back LJ Scott has been..." October 20